Presentation on theme: "Women Warriors: The Amazon Tradition. Rubens’ Battle of the Amazons."— Presentation transcript:
Women Warriors: The Amazon Tradition
Rubens’ Battle of the Amazons
Images of IDF: Women Fighters
American Women Military I Revolutionary War During the Revolutionary War, Margaret Cochran Corbin fought as a gunner and was severely wounded at the battle of Fort Washington. Margaret Cochran Corbin fought alongside her husband in the American Revolutionary War and was the first woman to receive pension from the United States government as a disabled soldier
Civil War Era Frances Clayton
Disguised as a man, Frances Clayton served many months in Missouri artillery and cavalry units.
Women as Nurses in Wartime: Clara Barton ClaraBarton
World War II
Women’s Army Auxiliary (WACs)
WACs go to Africa 1942
Bernard Rostker, Director Selective Service
Why Resist Women As Soldiers?
Sexual Harassment in the Military? (and the importance of language) The United States Military is taking a hands-on approach to this volatile issue, through education and strict enforcement of policy Quote from a writer on issues of women and the military
Sexual Assault Charges at Aberdeen Proving Ground Delmar Simpson